Oaxaca is famous worldwide for its rich regional cuisine. Both Gourmet Magazine and The New York Times have praised Oaxacan cuisine as the most authentic ethnic food in Mexico. The UNESCO recently added a new category and Mexican Cuisine as French Cuisine were included as World Heritage for their uniqueness, now putting Oaxaca at the top of the list.
There are so many traditional foods even regionally within our state; from the valley, the Isthmus specialties, from Zapotec, Mixe, Mazatec and many Indian Nations specialties etc. There are many books, chefs and villages, so come take one or more cooking classes to learn the secrets of this exquisite cuisine.